My favorite course in college, back in the late-80s, was LOGIC! If A = B and B= C, then A = C Yes! Of course! Indeed! Bravo! Finally something that makes sense in my world! I used a similar line of logic below . . . Autism = a developmental disorder Autism = Disorder A =… Continue reading Autism: Outside the ‘disorder’ box
From the Inside Out: An Autistic Shutdown
From the Inside Out: An Autistic Shutdown Autistics have shutdowns. It’s part of life. There are multiple root causes for a shutdown, including the result of sensory overload, physical and mental exhaustion, unexpected news, anxiety about an upcoming event, and upheaval in our schedule. Sometimes it comes in combination; other times it comes down to… Continue reading From the Inside Out: An Autistic Shutdown
Autistic and Proud!
I am a proud autistic. I am happy to belong to a clan that understands me and doesn’t readily question my motives and intentions. I am pleased to be part of a unit. I no longer feel like a lonely floating piece of a missing whole. I am proud to be myself in completion, after… Continue reading Autistic and Proud!
Autistic Checklist by Samantha Craft
Hello! From Samantha Craft (aka Marcelle Ciampi) The checklist is on my website, Spectrum Suite LLC, with updated language: http://www.myspectrumsuite.com/samantha-crafts-autistic-traits-checklist/ (Less Aspergers and more Autistic language.) Here is the original posting from 2012 on the original blog. The Second Edition of Everyday Aspergers is now available in many countries. Over 100 Amazon reviews and strong ratings.… Continue reading Autistic Checklist by Samantha Craft
PAST TWELVE: ASPERGERS AND TEENAGE YEARS
Reposted from the blog Everyday Aspergers, by Samantha Craft I have to say that twelve was rather easy. I was still very much a child, almost fairy-like, or elven, always into innocent mischief and adventure. The turmoil hit at the age of thirteen. That is when my hormones shifted and life suddenly became bleak, overwhelming… Continue reading PAST TWELVE: ASPERGERS AND TEENAGE YEARS